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Ken Rivard

Photo: Wayne Smith 2007

Ken Rivard has lived in Calgary since 1976. Born in Montreal, he received his Masters Degree from McGill University. Aside from freelance writing, Ken currently works part-time as a university instructor. He has presented dozens of successful writing workshops at all levels in the following genres: fiction, children's literature and poetry.

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

If She Could Take All These Men. Victoria, BC: Beach Holme, 1995.
Frankie's Desires. Kingston, ON: Quarry Press, 1987.
Kiss Me Down to Size. Saskatoon, SK: Thistledown Press, 1983.
Mom, The School Flooded. Toronto, ON: Annick Press, 1996.
Skin Tests. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 2000.
Bottle Talk. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 2002.
Whiskey Eyes. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 2004.
Mom, The School Flooded (Revised edition). Toronto, ON: Annick Press, 2007.
Losing His Thirst (chapbook). Brandon, MB: DOLLARPOEMS, Pierian Press, 1985,1986.
Working Stiffs (chapbook). Edmonton, AB: Greensleeve Publishing, 1990.
The Trouble With Uncle Kevin. Calgary, AB: Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse, 2007.
Missionary Positions. Windsor, ON:Black Moss Press, 2008.
Motherwild. Thistledown Press, 2014

Awards

Shortlisted, Howard O'Hagan Award, short-fiction, Writers' Guild of Alberta for If She Could Take All These Men, 1995.
Shortlisted for the Howard O'Hagan Award, short fiction, Writers Guild of Alberta for Skin Tests, 2001
Shortlisted for the City of Calgary, W.O. Mitchell Book Prize for Skin Tests, 2001
Shortlisted for the Howard O'Hagan Award, short fiction, Writers Guild of Alberta for Bottle Talk, 2003
Shortlisted for the Howard O'Hagan Award, short fiction, Writers Guild of Alberta for Whiskey Eyes, 2005
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable